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Afternoon Theatre


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Toad of Toad Hall by A. A. MILNE adapted from The Wind in the Willous by KENNETH GRAHAME with Derek Smith Richard Goolden Bernard Cribbins Cyril Luckham Hugh Paddick William Fox
The Fraser-Simson music has been arranged for this production by PETER HOPE
' This production deserves to be re-run at regular intervals from now until the air waves grow cold.'
(First broadcast in 1973) (Richard Goolden is in ' Toad of Toad Hall ' at the Piccadilly Theatre)


Unknown: A. A. Milne
Unknown: Kenneth Grahame
Unknown: Derek Smith
Unknown: Richard Goolden
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Cyril Luckham
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: William Fox
Unknown: The Fraser-Simson
Production By: Peter Hope
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Unknown: Richard Goolden
Marigold: Tina Heath
Nurse: Diana Bishop
Mole: Richard Goolben
Rat: Bernard Cribbins
Badger: Cyril Luckham
Toad: Derek Smith
Alfred: Brian Haines
Chief Weasel: William Fox
Chief Stoat: Fraser Kerr
Chief Ferret: William Sleigh
Judge: Hugh Paddick
Usher: Terry Scully
Policeman: Ronald Herdman
Phoebe: Kate Binchy
Washerwoman JO: Manning Wilson
Frightened Ferret: Sam Dastor
Brave Weasel: Nigel Graham
Duck: John Forrest
Turkey: Andrew Rivers

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